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whens my next period

By June 3, 2015 - 5:22am
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Do people calculate there periods by every 28 or more days?? My period started may 2nd by when should my next period arrive and when is it officially late? Please answer asap

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Hi mintchocolate

Menstruation (men-STRAY-shun) is a normal part of a woman’s reproductive cycle. Each month chemical messengers known as hormones instruct the lining of a woman’s vagina or womb to thicken as part of the preparation for a fertilized egg to implant as an embryo.

If no egg is fertilized, at the end of the monthly cycle the lining of the womb breaks free and exits the body in a flow of blood known as the period.

A menstrual cycle is counted from the first day of one period to the first day of the next. The average menstrual cycle lasts 28 days, but can vary between 21 and 35 days for adult women and 21 to 45 days in teenage girls.

So yes, most people calculate it by 28 days but it varies greatly from woman to woman.

Nobody can tell you when to expect a period, really, unless you are very regular. If so, go by the 28 day calculation. 


June 3, 2015 - 5:42am
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